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‘Toy’: How David Bowie Realised His Past Was “Really Fun” To Play With
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‘Toy’: How David Bowie Realised His Past Was “Really Fun” To Play With

Shelved for 20 years, the ‘Toy’ album found David Bowie revisiting his pre-fame songs. ‘His connection to them was so deep,’ says Mark Plati.

Changes: How David Bowie Found His Creative Manifesto In A Song
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Changes: How David Bowie Found His Creative Manifesto In A Song

Though not a hit single, ‘Hunky Dory’’s opening track is now regarded as one of Bowie’s most pivotal songs.

Life On Mars?: How David Bowie Created An Out-Of-This-World Classic
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Life On Mars?: How David Bowie Created An Out-Of-This-World Classic

David Bowie’s timeless Life On Mars? song is a ‘soaring, cinematic ballad’ – and it was inspired by Frank Sinatra.

How David Bowie’s 1969 Album Finally Achieved Lift-Off
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How David Bowie’s 1969 Album Finally Achieved Lift-Off

Bold and diverse, David Bowie’s self-titled 1969 album boasted songs such as Space Oddity which saw him emerge as a unique songwriter.

Pin Ups: How David Bowie Created A Model Covers Album
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Pin Ups: How David Bowie Created A Model Covers Album

Tapping into the energy of mid-60s London, ‘Pin Ups’ found Bowie looking to his 60s past to inspire his post-Ziggy future.

“Heroes”: Why David Bowie’s Genre-Defying Classic Beats Them Forever
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“Heroes”: Why David Bowie’s Genre-Defying Classic Beats Them Forever

The second instalment in David Bowie’s daring ‘Berlin Trilogy’, the genre-defying ‘Heroes’ album still sounds like the future.

‘hours…’: How David Bowie Saw The Future And Reflected On Times Past
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‘hours…’: How David Bowie Saw The Future And Reflected On Times Past

The 1999 album that began life as a computer-game soundtrack, ‘‘hours…’’ found David Bowie ‘trying to capture the feelings of guys my age’.

David Bowie’s ‘Brilliant Adventure (1992-2001)’ & ‘Toy’ Box Sets Due For Release

David Bowie’s ‘Brilliant Adventure (1992-2001)’ & ‘Toy’ Box Sets Due For Release

Two new David Bowie box sets are due for imminent release. '5. Brilliant Adventure (1992-20010) will be out on 26 November and 'Toy (Toy: Box)' on 7 January 2022.

1. Outside: Inside The Dark Heart Of Bowie’s Most Challenging Album
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1. Outside: Inside The Dark Heart Of Bowie’s Most Challenging Album

Reuniting with Brian Eno for the first time since the 70s, David Bowie created ‘1. Outside’, a complex work in which murder becomes an ‘art’.

Tonight: A New Dawn For David Bowie’s Overlooked 80s Album
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Tonight: A New Dawn For David Bowie’s Overlooked 80s Album

A classy collection of accomplished pop, David Bowie’s ‘Tonight’ album deserves to step out from the shadows.

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